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Joshua 8:29

8:29 He hung the king of Ai on a tree, leaving him exposed until evening. 1  At sunset Joshua ordered that his corpse be taken down from the tree. 2  They threw it down at the entrance of the city gate and erected over it a large pile of stones (it remains to this very day). 3 

Joshua 10:26

10:26 Then Joshua executed them 4  and hung them on five trees. They were left hanging on the trees until evening.

1 tn Heb “on a tree until evening.” The words “leaving him exposed” are supplied in the translation for clarity.

2 sn For the legal background of this action, see Deut 21:22-23.

3 tn Heb “to this day.”

4 tn Heb “struck them down and killed them.”

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